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10 Things You Don't Know about Yourself
Just peer inside and read: who you are, your likes and dislikes, your hopes and fears; they are all there, ready to be understood. This notion is popular but is probably completely false! Psychological research shows that we do not have privileged access to who we are. When we try to assess ourselves accurately, we are really poking around in a fog. As a result, our self-image has surprisingly little to do with our actions.
Do you go through life accepting things as they are? If you feel like life has no purpose and you are frustrated about figuring it all out — start here, with yourself. You are special, unique, one of a kind. So why are you always comparing yourself to others? The reality is you have your own personality, quirks and the way you do things accept it.
Know what makes you grumpy or moody.
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At least one story you can recount of the time you took a huge risk for you, whether that was flying on a one-way ticket to India or jumping in your car for a road trip on a whim. The personal constitution necessary to follow what you think is right, regardless of the opinions of others. The friend you can go to that will respect you enough to tell you the truth and will know you well enough to make you laugh exactly when you need it most. Not sure what situation this would be, but better safe than sorry when it comes to a latte, right? The ability to treat each romantic situation as its own without bringing a ton of past baggage into it. Plus, an example in your life that proves this sentiment. The incomparable ability to trust that whatever you are going through presently will be understood at a further point in your life.
We can say many things--good and bad--but we all want to be able to say things that will make us feel good about ourselves and our influence on others. If you want to be successful, if you want to be happy, if you want to be healthy, the way to cultivate that life is to know you are living a life that is meaningful. Life is short and everyone has something that they are passionate about. Be able to say that you didn't let fear hold you back. The cost of not following your heart is spending the rest of your life wishing you had. Even if you fail, it doesn't mean you will continue to fail. Be able to say you believed in yourself and kept trying.